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We are specialists in helping our clients achieve financial freedom through high-quality dual occupancy investments on the Sunshine Coast.


About Us

We are dual occupancy/duplex investment property specialists on the Sunshine Coast

If you are a first-time or experienced investor seeking valuable assets to add to your portfolio, you have come to the right place.

The experienced team at Empire8© has a comprehensive understanding of how to create positive results for buyers at all stages of their investment journey.

With a hands-on approach, we oversee the design, build and management of turnkey duplex properties created with equity in mind.

Having spent over 25 years in the property industry, we have a track record of successfully delivering properties in growth areas. The duplexes we create are located in high-demand areas to attract the highest number of owner-occupiers and investors.

When you work with us, you can expect your project to be completed on time and on budget, to the highest standards.

Empire8© supports each phase of the process to design and construct duplexes. This means we can ensure the quality we promise is actually delivered. This is achieved with stringent quality control systems and a commitment to outstanding results.

Our Mission

Empire8©’s mission is to complete duplex projects that deliver quality, through personal experience and design, to make a difference in the lives of our clients.

Sunshine Coast Duplex Specialists

More Than Your Typical Duplex Expert

We’re making a difference in the lives of our clients… take a look at the benefits of working with Empire8©.

Take the Stress out of Investing

Are you overwhelmed with property investing options and conflicting advice, and lacking the time to oversee a project yourself?

We take almost every task off your hands and manage your project for you from start to finish.

The entire experience of building a duplex with Empire8© is simple and stress-free.

Quality Product

Empire8©’s unique duplex / dual occupancy investment strategy is proven to work – for us personally as well as our clients.

Each duplex property is carefully designed to fulfil specific requirements for you and your tenants. Work with us to create a positive-geared investment property and appealing accommodation which is easy to lease to quality tenants.

Industry Experts

Having built more than 80 duplexes, we understand what works and what doesn’t.

Each property is designed to create equity for first-time and experienced investors.

With over 25 years in the property industry, we leverage our experience and local market knowledge to help you expand your property portfolio.


As our client, you will receive clear information on how the entire duplex process works so you understand what to expect at every stage.

We provide regular video updates so you always know where we are up to with construction.

Return on Investment

We’re focused on creating a property that holds value and so you can grow your wealth.

Having applied our duplex strategy over 80 times, we will be able to help you build maximum equity.

An amazing customer experience

Investors can’t stop talking about how much they enjoy working with Denis, Paula and the team at Empire8©.

This is because we treat every project like our own.

Sunshine Coast Duplex Specialists


Dual Occupancy | Duplex Specialist | Licensed Builder

I believe communication and connection are the two keys to find a solution for any situation.”

As well as having a passion for property and project management that spans almost three decades, Denis is committed to customer service and constant communication.

A licensed builder and specialist in auditing, safety controls and quality assurance, Denis is on-site every day supervising the trades and managing your build, making sure your project goes to plan. You can expect regular videos from Denis to update you on the progress at each stage of construction.

Career History

Originally from New Zealand, Denis moved to Australia more than 20 years ago with his family, and continued his education, gaining expertise in international welding inspection, international lead auditing, contracts management, quality assurance and the building industry.

Denis’ unique background in construction saw him achieve management roles in the oil and gas industry, with companies such as Shell, Caltex, BHP Iron Ore, Vale and Chevron. After establishing Empire8©, he completed his builder’s licence in order to be able to provide the best quality service and outcomes to clients.

Outside of work, you’ll find Denis enjoying rugby and travelling with his family to experience other cultures, food and life experiences.


Dual Occupancy/Duplex Specialist

All you have in business is your reputation, so it’s important to keep your word”.

Paula is passionate about creating an amazing experience for every client and exceeding their expectations.

While Paula’s expertise lies in sales, marketing, and project management, she works directly with all clients from start to finish.

Outside the office and construction site, Paula enjoys travel, spending time with family, going to the beach and watching movies.

Sunshine Coast Duplex Specialists
Sunshine Coast Duplex Specialists

Paying It Forward

Giving back and paying it forward is something we do with part of the proceeds from every duplex/dual occupancy project.